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UPDATE: One dead following car crash overnight

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ROCKFORD (WREX) -

UPDATE: Authorities have released the name of a woman killed in a car crash early Saturday morning. 

Winnebago County Coroner Bill Hintz says 46-year-old Maria Lugo of Rockford died around 1 a.m. at the scene of the crash. 

Rockford Police say Lugo was driving near the intersection of Island Ave and Clifton St when her vehicle collided with another car. 

Coroner Hintz says an autopsy is pending. Lugo's death is under investigation.


Investigators say one woman is dead following a car crash early Saturday morning. 

The Rockford Fire Department says the crash happened near the 800 block of Island Avenue and Clifton Street a little before 1 a.m.

Authorities say one person was trapped in their vehicle. 

The Winnebago County Corner pronounced the victim dead at the scene. 

Rockford Fire says a second person also suffered minor injuries. 

We will bring you more details as soon as they are available. 

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